US – Prelim GDP q/q
The US preliminary GDP for Q3 rose 3.2%, compared to a market estimate of 3.0%, the highest quarterly growth in two years.
US – CB Consumer Confidence
After a steep decline in October, the US consumer confidence is back up again at a level of 107.1, pre-recession levels.
US – S&P/CS Composite-20 HPI y/y
The S&P/Case-Shiller Composite-20 House Price Index was 5.1% higher in September, compared to the same period a year ago.
Month on month the index was up 0.1% from August.
Canada – Current Account
Canada’s current account for Q3 declined $0.7B to a deficit of $18.3B. It’s first decline after three consecutive quarters of deficit growth.
UK – Net Lending to Individuals m/m
The total value of net lending to individuals in the UK increased by £4.9B in October, compared to a monthly average of £4.2B over the past six months.
EU – German Prelim CPI m/m
The first readings of German inflation for October are estimated to be 0.1%, compared to 0.2% in September.
EU – German Import Prices m/m
After three consecutive month of meandering around the zero level, the German import price index grew by 0.9% in October, compared to 0.1% in September.
On an annual level, October declined by 0.1%, compared to the same month in 2015.
EU – French Consumer Spending m/m
French consumers spend 0.9% more in October, after a -0.4% decline in September.
Spendings on energy (+3.6%) and purchases of household durables (2.5%) and of clothing (2.1%) picked up substantially.
EU – Spanish Flash CPI y/y
The first estimations for the Spanish inflation came in at 0.7% for November, the same reading as in October.
Japan – Household Spending y/y
Household spending in Japan declined 0.4% in October compared to the same period last year, 0.6% less than the -1.0% analysts were expecting.
Japan – Unemployment Rate
The Japanese unemployment rate remained at 3% in October, the same as last month.
Japan – Retail Sales y/y
Japanese retail sales declined 0.1% in October following a -1.7% drop in September and is now in its 8th consecutive month of decline.
Australia – HIA New Home Sales m/m
New home sales in Australia dropped 8.5% in October, compared to September, a two-year low.
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